A Raider Buzz feature:
Alpha Upsilon Kappa, GRCC’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, attended the regional conference at Glen Oaks Community College. The seven students who attended took part in forums on leadership, service and career development.
Not only was Alpha Upsilon Kappa recognized as a 5-Star chapter for the third consecutive year, but GRCC won the bid to host next year’s regional conference!
The chapter’s other accomplishments for the week include:
- The 2018-2019 officer team — President Tikvah Finn; Phillip Kemp, vice president of Hallmarks; Vice President Stephany Mendez Ortega; Secretary/Treasurer Brian Guadarrama; and PR historian Drewyn Talley — was named Outstanding Regional Chapter Officer Team
- Morgan Brown was recognized as Outstanding Regional Chapter Team Member
- Finn was GRCC’s first Coca-Cola All American Silver Scholar winner, which includes a $1,250 scholarship.
- Assistant professor Erin Busscher and associate professor Lynnae Selberg were recognized as the Distinguished Regional Chapter Advisor Team.
- The chapter was first runner-up in the region with its college project.
- The chapter was top 10 in the region for its Honors in Action project.
- New chapter officer Emma Pachulski won the performing arts competition and came in second in the costume contest.
GRCC’s chapter officers for 2019-2020 are:
- Anders Rottschafer, president.
- Austin Edger, treasurer.
- Emma Pachulski, secretary.
- Alyssa Reynolds, vice president.
- Larica Brown, PR historian.
- Ashley Grove, vice president of Hallmarks